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108 Minutes With Merle Hoffman

“I don’t have a problem saying the word ­abortion,” says Merle Hoffman, the ­reproductive-rights activist who describes herself as the woman who brought abortion from the back alley to the boardroom. New York Magazine New & Politics Behind the picket lines with the abortion-rights crusader as she plans her landmark new Queens clinic. By Irin […]

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Outside Choices with Escorts and Protestors

“Our protesters are fairly steady here,” Stella tells me, “it’s the same couple of churches that come out and target Choices.” A Day Outside One of New York State’s Largest Abortion Clinics Gothamist, By Jen Carlson in News on April 11th, 2016 On a Saturday in March, I was standing on 147th Place in Jamaica, […]

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Hoffman predicts ‘free states’ and ‘slave states’

“The founder and owner of one of the first and largest abortion clinics in the United States, Merle Hoffman, held a press conference Tuesday to discuss her study that found abortions in the United States are on the rise.” The Daily Caller | MICHELLE FIELDS | 01/18/2012 Abortion provider predicts ‘free states’ and ‘slave states’ […]

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This is about every woman, it affects all of us

“Merle Hoffman, who opened a clinic providing abortions before they became legal across America, talks about her career as a battle.” the guardian | Carlene Thomas-Bailey | Monday 11 June 2012 The woman who opened one of the first US abortion clinics recounts her role in the 40-year fight for a woman’s right to choose […]

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Rights Activist to Speak in East Hampton

“In an interview with The East Hampton Star, Ms. Hoffman enumerated the “guerilla and frontal attacks against legal abortion” that patients and health-care workers face today.” The East Hampton Star | Carrie Ann Salvi | June 28, 2012 With death threats a part of her weekly routine at the clinic she runs in New York […]

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Abortion pioneer: Defend rights or lose them

Merle Hoffman tells Salon that pro-choicers have their own inaction to blame if reproductive rights are curtailed.

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Hoffman receives 2015 “Bella” Award

“I always thought of Bella when I found myself speaking to crowds and exhorting and inspiring them to fight against another kind of war, a war that continues today, a multi-national and -generational war against women.

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Abortion Without the Clinic

A groundbreaking new experiment is launching allowing women to obtain abortion-inducing drugs through the mail.

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